Nikolai I. Lebovka was born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1954. He received his PhD in molecular physics from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (1986) and Dr. Habil in physics of colloids from the Biocolloid Chemistry Institute, Ukraine (1995). He is currently head of the Physical Chemistry Department of the Biocolloid Chemistry Institute and professor of physics at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev. He studies electric field–induced effects in biological and food materials and is also active in the fields of colloids and biocolloids, theory and applications of nanocomposites, computation physics, and theory and practice of percolation phenomena. He has published more than 280 papers in peer reviewed journals and several chapters in books, and was a member of the organizing committee of several international conferences.